|Starring||Clint Howard, Diane Lane, Frankie Muniz, Kevin Bacon, Luke Wilson|
|Genre(s)||Drama, Family, Sport|
|Honor(s)||Truly Moving Picture Award Winner|
Willie is an only child who doesn’t have a lot of friends. His father, who lost his leg in a war, tries to protect him from the world while his mother thinks he needs to take some risks. Willie’s closest friend is an older boy, Dink, who lives next door. When Dink goes to war, Willie finds himself alone. His mother gets him a dog for his ninth birthday and the story of a lifelong friendship begins.